Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
939 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate affecting Pulaski
  County
  Gasconade River at Jerome affecting Phelps County

.Heavy rainfall over the past two days will cause river levels to rise above
flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood
fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may
cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will
carry most vehicles away.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for later statements.

Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic
Prediction Service page at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

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939 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

...For the Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate...
* At 9:00 AM Thursday The stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 8.2 feet by this evening.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by tonight.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...The Pontoon Training Area at Ft. Wood Floods.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Big Piney River
  Fort Leonard Wo   8   7.5 Thu 09 AM   7.2   5.2   4.2


&&


LAT...LON 3784 9218 3787 9206 3763 9203 3764 9211



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939 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

...For the Gasconade River at Jerome...
* At 9:15 AM Thursday The stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...crest near 14.7 feet Friday morning and then a second crest of 16.3
feet on Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding begins near the gage site.
  Flood waters reach the lower edge of the concrete building where
  the gage equipment is located.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Gasconade River Basin
  Jerome           15  12.3 Thu 09 AM  14.7  15.9  14.0


&&


LAT...LON 3800 9199 3800 9195 3790 9196 3792 9202


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